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Monty Comes To U.S., 1946/09/13

Published 1946

(1) "Britain's famed 'Hero of El Alamein' receives a royal welcome as he arrives for a United States tour. First stop is at West Point, where he reviews a full dress parade by the Cadets. Washington, DC: Met by General Eisenhower at the airport, 'Monty' goes to call on the President at the White House, and later places a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington." scenes of Montgomery visits West point, then to Washington DC, greeted by Ike and Omar Bradley. (2) Japs Man Yank Ships - "Seattle, Washington: American ships were manned by Japs during repatriation of other Japanese from conquered islands and ports during the war. Now through with their jobs, they are brought to home ports by their Jap crews." scenes of Liberty ships used to repatriate Japanese. (3) Death of a Sea Queen - "The Normandie: Once-proud queen of the seas, now awaits the scrap pile at her New York mooring. These dramatic pictures show the rise to fame of the famous liner, and her fall from power which begans with the disastrous fire in 1942." scenes of the passenger ship that had arrived in 1937, caught fire 1942, now scrapped in 1946 (partial newsreel).

Production Company Universal Studios
Audio/Visual sound, b&w


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